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Bioengineered Tissue Repairs Damaged Knee Cartilages

A new study by scientists at the University of Bristol, UK has found that knee cartilage injuries can be effectively repaired by tissue engineering, and that osteoarthritis does not stop the regeneration process.

Cordis' Third-Generation Coronary Stent Approved For Use In Europe

Cordis Corporation, the world leader in the drug eluting stent market, announced that the company's Cypher Selectt Plus has become the first third-generation drug-eluting stent to receive CE (Communite European) Mark approval. The company will begin launching the product in Europe in September with full market launch by the end of the year.

Millipore India Invests Rs 25 Lakh For Lab-On-Wheels Project

Millipore India has invested Rs 25 lakh for a lab-on-wheels project. The mobile lab is an initiative of Millipore India, Eppendorf and Micro Devices Metrohm. The state-of-the-art lab-on-wheels and is expected to visit college campuses where biotech, pharma and other science students across the country can have a real life experience on the laboratory practices.

ICMR, DBT Plans Revised Ethical Guidelines For Biomedical Research

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) have undertaken a joint exercise to review the current 'Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research on Human Subjects' of the country. The revised version would specify before one can go for international collaborations in biomedical research. The move is in view of the increasing interest shown by foreign companies to outsource their clinical trials from India.

MV Hospital Completes Study of Low Cost LCT Device

The Chennai based MV Hospital for Diabetes and Diabetes Research Centre has completed clinical study on a low cost Liquid Crystal Thermography (LCT) device, evolved in the research collaboration between the UK based Bournemouth University and MV Hospital for Diabetes, for early diagnosis of high risk foot in diabetes patients.